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Foreword Word By Word is a blackline master jam-packed with tried and tested activities which children will love. Word By Word is designed to create an understanding of the meaning and application of words. Each page covers a different aspect of word study with explanations provided. The activities follow modern educational trends to develop the topic further. Word By Word is a series of seven books, covering each primary level. The books progress in difficulty, using appropriate language and activities to suit each year.

Contents Prefixes - 1 .............................................. 1 Prefixes - 2 ............................................ 2 Suffixes - 1 ............................................. 3 Suffixes - 2 ............................................ 4 Antonyms - 1 .......................................... 5 Antonyms - 2 ..........................................6 Synonyms - 1 ......................................... 7 Synonyms - 2......................................... 8 Contractions ........................................... 9 Word Origins - 1 ................................... 10 Word Origins - 2 ................................... 11 Collective Nouns - 1 ............................. 12 Collective Nouns - 2 ............................ 13 Homophones ........................................ 14 Homophones and Homographs........ 15 Compound Words - 1........................... 16

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Compound Words - 2 .......................... 17 Abbreviations ...................................... 18 Alphabetical Order ............................. 19 Occupations - 1 ....................................20 Occupations - 2 .................................... 21 Countries and People ........................ 22 Word Sort .............................................23 Masculine and Feminine ................... 24 Where Does It Belong?....................... 25 Classification ........................................26 Idioms ................................................... 27 Anagrams ............................................ 28 Word Fun - 1 ......................................... 29 Word Fun - 2 ........................................30 My Most Interesting Words ............... 31 Answers........................................... 32-33 R.I.C. Publications

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Prefixes can be used to make antonyms (opposites). For example, used - unused. The prefixes un, dis, im, in and ir all mean ‘not’.

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Use the prefixes above to make antonyms for these words. Explain the new meaning for each word. Use a dictionary to help you. Word

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Match each word to its meaning. The prefix will help you. Draw and label one of the words on the back of this sheet. trident

having six feet

pentagon

a quarter of a circle

bikini

a five-sided shape

hexapod

a spear with three prongs

quadrant

a two-piece swimming costume

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is one of four children born at the same time .

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Draw faces to illustrate a type of ‘ness’.

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Unjumble these ‘ness’ words and write them in the crosspatch.

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Choose an ‘able’ and a ‘less’ word and write an interesting sentence for each.

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Unjumble the words. Match the word to its antonym.

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Write one sentence containing each antonym pair.

(a) always/never

(b) import/export

(c) rough/smooth

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Write the antonym for these words.

(a) multiply

(c) full

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Clues to this crosspatch are synonyms of the answers. For example, if the clue was small, the answer would be little.

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Rewrite the sentences below, replacing the words in italics with a synonym.

(a) The old boat floated quietly on the river.

(b) The terrible storm caused great damage to the small town.

(c) Under the house was a small, dark room containing some treasure.

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Write a synonym for the clues to complete the crosspatch and discover the word going down.

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Contractions 1.

Write the correct contractions for these words.

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Write a nonsense sentence containing as many contractions as you can.

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Word Origins - 1 Words are often borrowed from other languages. For example, the root word ‘finis’ is taken from the Latin language and means ‘the end’. In English, this root word is used to make words such as finish and final.

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In the sleuth below, find words that use these root words. g raph - dra mono - one, alone d n e writt wn, finis en

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Use a dictionary to match root words above with each word part. Write the meaning of each word. Meaning

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Which is a portmanteau and a which is a portfolio?

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List more words that contain the root word 'cycl'.

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Choose a collective noun from the list and match it to the correct group.

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Find the meaning of these collective nouns.

(a) brood (b) faculty (c) menagerie (d) congregation (e) coven

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Choose two collective nouns from the lists above and put each into an interesting sentence.

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Homophones 1.

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Homophones are words that sound the same but have a different spelling.

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The drawings below show the different meanings for the homograph cone. Write a sentence for each.

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Draw pictures to show the different meanings for these homographs. chip chip

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Compound Words - 1 1.

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) (k) (l) (m) (n) (o)

Match the words in the first column with those in the second column to make compound words. water tomb black grand dish egg head day foot fire match camp hand short dare

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Rewrite these sentences, abbreviating as many words as possible.

(a) Doctor Miller strolled down Mayfair Crescent on Thursday 24 September.

(b) The Unidentified Flying Object landed south of the Post Office in Brisbane on Tuesday 15 January.

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1.

Write these sports in alphabetical order order.

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Find the occupations in the word sleuth and write them next to the correct description.

(a) A person who keeps bees. (b) A doctor who does surgery. (c) Someone who travels in a spaceship.

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Someone who flies a plane.

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Use a dictionary to help describe the occupation of these people.

(a) philatelist (b) chiropodist (c) architect

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Occupations - 2 1.

Match the following tools and equipment to the correct occupation. TOOLS/EQUIPMENT telescope anvil handcuffs palette chalk pulpit cleaver forceps baton desk wrench hose

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ntries and Peopl u o e C 1.

The list below describes the nationality of various people. Complete the chart by listing the country and continent to which these people belong. Nationality

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(b) French (c) Malaysian (d) Japanese (e) Argentinian (f) Canadian (g) Dutch (h) Egyptian

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What do we call people who come from:

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Name a country associated with the following words.

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d Sort r o W Five different categories (or parts) of your life at school are shown below. Sort the word into the correct category and add more words of your own. gardener, canteen, mathematics, interested, cricket pitch, oval, librarian, classroom, bored, science, friend, library, tired, court, music.

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Write the masculine form of the words in bold print. (a) The lioness sprang at the doe.

(b) The daughter of a queen is a princess.

(c) She has a friend who is a girl guide.

(d) My grandmother owns a pet duck.

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ssification a l C 1.

Write a name for each of the following groups.

(a) lion, bear, goat, elephant (b) diamond, opal, ruby, emerald (c) Paris, London, Rome, Tokyo (d) potato, lettuce, carrot, pumpkin (e) ant, beetle, grasshopper, bee (f) piano, harp, violin, trumpet (g) wheat, oats, barley, rice (h) emu, seagull, magpie, wren (i)

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An idiom is a saying that does not mean exactly what the words themselves mean. For example, ‘It’s raining cats and dogs’ means that it’s raining heavily.

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Find the meaning of these idioms. (a) a chip off the old block

(b) barking up the wrong tree

(c) the apple of my eye

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(e) let the cat out of the bag

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An anagram is a word formed by rearranging the letters in another word. For example, mate becomes team or meat.

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Make up some anagrams of your own and share them with your friends.

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An analogy is a likeness in some ways between things that are otherwise not alike. For example, boy is to girl as man is to woman woman.

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is to down. is to mouse.

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ACROSS 1. A type of note in music 4. My apple is red, but yours is 5. Past tense of do 6. New Year’s DOWN 2. A polite term to address a woman 3. Even 4. A way of finding objects with radio waves

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An absurdity is a statement that, when looked at closely, does not make sense.

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Explain what is absurd about these sentences.

(a) My friend is going on holidays on Saturday and is due back in three weeks time on a Wednesday.

(b) I plan to leave Melbourne in July and travel to Auckland to escape the cold weather.

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Make up some absurdities or magic squares of your own and swap with a classmate.

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Answers Page 1 1. impossible, irresponsible, disagree, immobile, disobey, uneven, irregular, disallow, imperfect, independent, unfair, impolite, incomplete, unsafe, incorrect 2. unselfish, dishonest, irrelevant, immature, insecure 3. Answers may vary

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Page 2 1. trident - a spear with three prongs, pentagon - a fivesided shape, bikini - a two-piece swimming costume, hexapod - having six feet, quadrant - a quarter of a circle 2. (a) trilingual (b) quadruplet (c) hexagons (d) pentathlon (e) Binoculars 3. bicycle, triangle, quadriceps, triplet 4. Answers may vary

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Page 4 1. ACROSS 2. lioness 3. princess 4. homeless 6. sensible 7. inflammable 8. tasteless 9. useless DOWN 1. understandable 2. legible 4. harmless 5. careless 2. reasonable, powerless, helpless, knowledgeable, comfortable, fearless 3. Answers may vary Page 5 1.

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paste - glue, snug - cosy, laugh - giggle, rob - steal, tear - rip, pretty - attractive, smile - grin, spook - ghost, happy - glad, small - little, huge - enormous, coat - jacket, sightless - blind, exam - test, giddy - dizzy, gift - present, pillow - cushion, spine - backbone, raw - uncooked, big - large I've, where's, they're, daren't, can't, I'd, don't, he's, I'll, we're Teacher check 3. Answers may vary finis - finish, final, finale, finally mono - monopoly, monocle, monolith, monotony graph - graph, graphic, telegraph, autograph phono - phonogram, telephone, xylophone denti - dental, dentist, dentistry, denture Teacher check

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ACROSS 1. strange 6. prison 7. tidy 9. strike 10. easy 12. centre 13. map 16. scared 18. purse DOWN 2. terrible 3. answer 4. gentle 5. icy 8. dish 9. stream 11. error 14. ache 15. edge 17. cap Teacher check

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transport - to carry from one place to another cymbal - curved brass plates struck together malignant - dangerous or deadly cycle - moving in a circle portable - able to be moved maltreat - to treat roughly or cruelly cyclone - a tropical storm export - to send to countries for sale portfolio - a case for carrying loose papers portmanteau - a suitcase Answers may vary (a) school (b) gaggle (c) swarm (d) pack (e) bunch (f) flock (g) litter (h) herd (i) choir (j) bouquet (k) fleet (l) pride (a) a group of newly hatched birds (b) a group lecturers (c) a collection of wild animals in cages (d) a group of people in a church (e) a group of witches 3. Teacher check (a) album (b) library (c) band (d) pack (or deck) ACROSS 2. flight 3. company 6. litter 10. swarm 11. forest 12. brood 13. plague DOWN 1. clump 3. collection 4. gaggle 5. crew 7. troop 8. string 9. pod (a) school (b) pride through - threw, hare - hair, course - coarse, right - write, dear - deer, meat - meet, steel - steal, male - mail, boy - buoy, die - dye, knot - not, key - quay, hoarse - horse, aren't - aunt, sun - son, muscle - mussel, war - wore, saw - sore, cheap - cheep, cent - scent, currant - current, draft - draught, nose - knows, medal - meddle, weather - whether, seen - scene, whole - hole Teacher check www.ricgroup.com.au

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(a) Norwegian, Norway, Europe (b) French, France, Europe (c) Malaysian, Malaysia, Asia (d) Japanese, Japan, Asia (e) Argentinian, Argentina, South America (f) Canadian, Canada, North America (g) Dutch, Holland, Europe (h) Egyptian, Egypt, Africa (i) Swiss, Switzerland, Europe (j) Portuguese, Portugal, Europe (a) Welsh (b) Danish (c) Greek (d) Italian (a) Australia (b) Venice (c) China (d) India (e) Japan (f) Ireland (g) Holland (h) Mexico

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buildings - canteen, classroom, library subjects - mathematics, science, music feelings - interested, bored, tired people - gardener, friend, librarian sport - cricket pitch, oval, court

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(a) watermelon (b) tombstone (c) blackboard (d) grandstand (e) dishwasher (f) eggcup (g) headache (h) daydream (i) football (j) fireworks (k) matchstick (l) campfire (m) handcuff (n) shortbread (o) daredevil Teacher check pancake, bookcase

gander - goose, uncle - aunt, bridegroom - bride peacock - peahen, brother - sister, boar - sow ram - ewe, father - mother, stallion - mare, husband - wife, colt - filly, prince - princess wizard - witch, nephew - niece (a) lion, buck (b) son, king, prince (c) he, boy scout (d) grandfather, drake

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honeycomb, anywhere, loudspeaker, seahorse, playground, skyscraper, grandfather, goldfish, headlight, reindeer, tightrope, graveyard, understand, heartbroken, weekend, overboard, battleship, doorway Answers may vary

books - library, grain - silo, papers - file, animals - zoo, birds - aviary, dog - kennel, horse - stable, ships - harbour, pig - sty, rabbit - hutch, car - garage, bees - apiary, criminal - jail, aeroplane - hangar, clothes - wardrobe, money - wallet corral - horses /cattle, quiver - arrows, pantry food, holster - gun, carafe - water, wine or fruit juice

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archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, cricket, golf, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rowing, rugby, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis thread, threat, three, thrill, throat, throb, throne, through, throw, thrust

(a) similar to parents (b) to have the wrong idea (c) my favourite (d) overdo my work and play (e) tell what should be kept secret Teacher check

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(a) apiarist (b) surgeon (c) astronaut (d) glazier (e) locksmith (f) historian (g) milliner (h) tailor (i) pilot (j) chauffeur (a) someone who collects postage stamps (b) someone who treats foot disorders (c) someone who designs buildings

ACROSS 1. leader 5. organ 7. sore 8. file 12. stapler 14. ten 15. pot 17. page DOWN 1. lean 2. rate 3. now 4. wolf 6. assume 9. left 10. read 11. rope 12. stop 13. race 16. mad Answers may vary

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telescope - astronomer, anvil - blacksmith, handcuffs - police officer, palette - artist, chalk - teacher, pulpit - priest, cleaver - butcher, forceps - surgeon, baton - conductor, desk - student, wrench - plumber, hose - firefighter Teacher check (a) baker (b) lawyer (c) grocer (d) butcher (e) jeweller (f) carpenter

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(a) up (b) cat (c) fish (d) hunger (e) shout/yell Teacher check ACROSS 1. minim 4. redder 5. did 6. Eve DOWN 2. madam 3. level 4. radar

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